Based on my past history of delayed flights, I was all worried about being delayed again last night. Turns out, we completed our audit earlier than expected and I was able to switch to an earlier flight for free and I was able to get home nearly 3 hours early. Score! 🙂
Having been gone for several days, I knew I didn’t have too much in the fridge for dinner so I resorted to an all-time favorite.
The easiest tostada ever! My mom and I used to make these for lunch quite often when I lived at home.
We are convinced there is a touch of Mexican blood in us somewhere. Both of us love Mexican! A longgggg time ago, I remember Taco Bell being ‘our spot’ when my brother and dad weren’t around for dinner.
I know, Taco Bell isn’t exactly the best Mexican food out there, but there was something about those little dates together eating our shared love for tostadas and bean burritos… definitely a cherished memory! 🙂
So when we weren’t at Taco Bell, we often assembled these tasty little tostadas and so, for obvious reasons, they made the cut in the Family Secrets section of the cooking scrapbook.
Spread salsa, black beans, corn and shredded cheese over a tortilla.
Microwave until cheese is melted and top with lettuce, tomatoes, and hot sauce (optional for you, not optional for me! 😉 )
Easy as 1-2-3!
Note: since the tostada is heated in the microwave, the tortilla does not get crispy, so it is a knife-and-fork kinda meal. I would not recommend trying to pick it up!